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  1. a river in the Yukon Territory of NW Canada and SE Alaska, flowing S to the Pacific Ocean. 260 miles (418 km) long.
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Historical Examples of alsek

  • The Alsek was very high and running at least ten miles an hour.

    Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail

    Arthur R. Thompson

  • How changed was the valley of the Alsek since last they looked upon it!

  • Green spruce forests were sprinkled over the snowy surface of the Alsek valley and its bordering plateaus.

  • Then followed the Chilkat, the Alsek, and finally, all the great rivers of the North.

    Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy